Constitutional Opinions

Without Recourse

By 3.22.10

Don't expect the Supreme Court to ride to the rescue, not even regarding the "individual mandate." It gave up long ago trying to keep big government in check. 

The Nation's Pulse

High Stakes

By 11.20.09

Government has been moving into people's lives for a very long time -- but never quite like this.

The Right Prescription

Health Care Overhaul Threatens States

By 7.14.09

The Democrats’ proposed health care overhaul raises federalism concerns and burdens cash-strapped states with hundreds of billions of dollars in new spending obligations.